Welcome to Sewanee

Visit Options

On-Campus Visits

Campus is open to visitors! We are offering student-led tours to high school students of all ages in the morning and afternoon Monday through Friday at 10 am and 2 pm and on select Saturdays at 11 am.

Virtual Visits

The Office of Admission offers a variety of virtual visits for anyone who would like to learn more about Sewanee. From live sessions to recorded ones, choose a virtual visit that works with your schedule and when you're able, schedule a campus visit. 


Sewanee offers a number of admission events for prospective and admitted students. These are excellent opportunities to dive a little deeper into all that Sewanee has to offer, tailoring your visit to your particular interests.

Sewanee Near You

Our admission counselors crisscross the country (and the globe) meeting with students and families to share all that Sewanee has to offer. We hope to see you soon.

Traveling to Sewanee

Sewanee is located 93 miles southeast of Nashville (1.5 hours) and 52 miles northwest of Chattanooga (1 hour) atop the Cumberland Plateau in the Central Time Zone.

The Light

This time-lapse film by Stephen Alvarez, C'87, reveals just some of the beauty of the Domain. The song in the film is performed by Boy Named Banjo. Two members of the group, Barton Davies, C'16, and William Reames, C'16, are Sewanee graduates.